National / Politics Jun 11, 2014

Abe bulldozes over DPJ in self-defense debate

by Ayako Mie

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe once again underlined the necessity of reinterpreting the war-renouncing Constitution to allow Japan to engage in collective self-defense during a debate Wednesday, while the main opposition leader failed to capitalize on the opportunity to attack Abe and roll back his ...

Editorials Feb 16, 2014

Now Kaieda must deliver

The head of the Democratic Party of Japan says the party will fiercely confront the Abe administration, which he called a "raging horse," to push politics aimed at protecting people's lives and jobs.